EVA Report – November 21th

EVA # 8
Author: Elizabeth Balga
Purpose of EVA: Biological sample collection.
Start time: 1:30 PM
End time: ~4:15 PM
XO, HSO, and Biologist went to the Sea of Shells via the Overlook on Brahe Hwy for biological sample collection. Curiosity and Spirit were driven on Cow Dung Rd and Brahe Hwy, stopping just before the Overlook. Once at the overlook, the rovers were parked and the crew headed out on foot to The Sea Shells. Samples collected included: ice; mud next to ice; 3 plant samples; 1 salty rock; 3 samples of dirt from roots of three plants; 3 plant samples.
Destination: Sea of Shells with stop at Overlook
Coordinates (use UTM WGS 84):
Overlook: 516000, 4254000
Sea of Shells: 516000, 4255000
Participants: XO, BIO, HSO
Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map:
North on Cow Dung Rd (0110) to Brahe Hgwy (1572 W)
Stop at Overlook
Brahe Hwy (1572 N) to Sea of Shells
Mode of travel: Rover, Walking (Curi, Spirit)

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